safe load restraint

Secure Loads on Heavy Vehicles

Training for transport industry

Australian Heavy Vehicle National Law requires safe restraint of heavy vehicle loads.

Information Session for anyone in Australia who drives, loads, unloads, consigns, receives, owns, or operates heavy vehicles. It outlines responsibility for Load Restraint under the Heavy Vehicle National Law and its Chain of Responsibility obligations..

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why safe load restraint is important

Safety of workers, the public and property.
Comply with road rules.

Basic principles

Laws, penalties.
Legal responsibilities.
Chain of Responsibility.


Heavy Vehicle National Law
Road Traffic Act
Work Health Safety Act
Fines up to $300k and/or 5 years imprisonment.
Corporations up to $3 mil.

5 key basics

Choose a suitable vehicle.
Position load correctly.
Use suitable restraint equipment.
Provide adequate restraint for weight.
Use safe driving methods.

safety issues

Load Shift
Unstable loads
Loose items

quiz and certificate

Complete the quiz questions throughout the course then download your Certificate of Completion.

what our learners say

Overall information was great.
Keep up the good work.
Kevin P. Council Worker
Good information explained simply.
Bob N. Truck Driver